Bhubaneswar: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved setting up of four new Kendriya Vidyalayas in Odisha under the civil and defence sector.
The four proposed KVs will be set up in Anandapur and Champua in Keonjhar district, Chhatrapur in Ganjam and Gunupur in Rayagada districts. It will provide quality education to around 400 students once they are fully operational.
Today, the Cabinet approved a proposal of setting up of 500 new KVs, including four in the State.
Besides Odisha, at least 496 new KVs will come in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam, Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh.
Once fully functional, all the 500 KVs provide quality education to nearly 50,000 students.